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Second Heart Field–Derived Cells Contribute to Angiotensin II–Mediated Ascending Aortopathies

View Recent publication on CirculationAuthorsHisashi Sawada, Yuriko Katsumata, Hideyuki Higashi, Chen Zhang, Yanming Li, Stephanie Morgan, Lang H. Lee, Sasha A. Singh, Jeff Z. Chen, Michael K. Franklin, ...

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Congratulations Zach Winder, PhD

On April 22, 2022, Zach Winder sucessfully defended his dissertation and earned his doctoral degree.  Evaluating the Relationship Between Plasma Biomarkers and Dementia using Hierarchical Clustering Analysis...

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UK Sophomore Isha Chauhan Named Goldwater Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that UK sophomore Isha Chauhan, from LaGrange, Kentucky, has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.The Goldwater...

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Physiology Alumna Dr. Jenny Lutshumba Named Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellow

Read the original article from UK Research here: https://www.research.uky.edu/news/uk-research-names-4-postdoctoral-fellowsThe University of Kentucky Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has named...

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UK Study: 'Good' Cholesterol Could Help Treat Sepsis

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 18, 2022) — Replenishing the body’s high-density lipoprotein (HDL) could be an effective treatment for sepsis, according to a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study...

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Gill Foundation Honors Excellence in Cardiovascular Medicine, Research

The Gill Awards, given each year through the generous support of the Gill Foundation of Texas, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of cardiovascular medicine, both through...

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Damaged Lungs Breathe Life into UK COVID Research

EXINGTON, Ky. (March 11, 2022) — A small black lump, about an inch or so in width, rests­ on the bottom of a sealed plastic container. It doesn’t look like much ­­– in fact, it doesn’t look like anything. But...

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Recent Sanders-Brown Study Looks at Blood Test as Possible Diagnostic Tool for Alzheimer’s Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 10, 2022) — The University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has been around for nearly half a century. In that time, they have built an international reputation for best-in-...

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Congratulations Ben Shaw, PhD

On Friday, February 25, 2022, Ben Shaw successfully defended his dissertation and earned his doctoral degree. Congratulations, Dr. Shaw!IMMUNOREGULATORY RECEPTOR GENETICS, EXPRESSION, AND SPLICING STUDIES IN...

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Work by Sanders-Brown Researchers Catches the Attention of Cure Alzheimer’s Fund

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2022) — Three Sanders-Brown Center on Aging researchers are the first at the University of Kentucky to receive backing from the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. CureAlz is a non-profit...

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Congratulations Taylor Valentino, PhD

On Thursday, January 20, 2022 Taylor Valentino successfully defended his dissertation and earned his doctoral degree. Congratulations, Dr. Valentino!REGULATION OF SKELETAL MUSCLE PLASTICITY BY THE GUT...

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Two Physiology Staff Recognized

The Department of Physiology would like to recognize and thank James Simpson and Alexander Karakashian for their 20 years of dedicated service to the department. To honor this acheivement, they've each...

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Brittany Dong & Mindy Thompson Receive The 2021 Hardin Award

On Friday, December 10 the 14th Annual Hardin Award was presented to two outstanding individuals: Brittany Dong & Mindy Thompson.The Hardin Award is dedicated to the memory of Brian Hardin, a Physiology...

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Spiny Mice Can Repair Damaged Cardiac Tissue

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 9, 2021) — Spiny mice, known for their unique ability to regrow lost skin, may also be able to preserve injured cardiac tissue according to a new study conducted by a research team from...

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Congratulations Courtney Kloske, PhD

On Monday, December 6, 2021, Courtney Kloske successfully defended her dissertation and earned her doctoral degree. Congratulations, Dr. Kloske!UNCOVERING THE KEY ROLE OF APOE4 ON ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE-RELATED...

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Physiology Research Retreat Poster Award Winners

Congratulations to all those selected for poster awards at the 2021 Physiology Research Retreat on October 28 in the Gatton Student Center, Harris Ballroom. Presenters were judged by teams of faculty, fellows...

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